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Figurative Language Crossword Puzzle

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A group of lines in a poem stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning figurativelanguage
the way poems are written and may or many not be sentences lines
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses imagery
comparison that does not use like or as metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualitites personification
comparison using like or as simile
the narrator of the poem speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood rhythm
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry internalrhyme
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem repifition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines endrhyme
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllales in a line of poetry meter
repeition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
the pattern the end rhyme creates rhymescheme
repetition of sounds at the end of the words rhyme
how the writing makes the reader feel mood
exaggeration hyperbole
a phrase or expression that is overused cliche
a word or phrase that means something other than what is actually being said idiom
a play on a words double meaning or pronunciation pun
reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. allusion
a comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanantion or clarification analogy
arrangement and relaionship of the parts of a piece of writing structure

Figurative Language Terms Crossword

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a group of lines in a poem Stanza
poets use these to convey a meaning beyond the ordinary meaning Figurative language
the way poems are written and may or may not be sentences Line
words or phrases that appeal to the five senses Imagery
comparison that does not use like or as Metaphor
describes an animal or object with human qualities Personification
comparison using like or as Simile
the narrator of the poem Speaker
poets use this to reinforce a poem's meaning and mood Rhyme
use of rhyming words within a single line of poetry meter
repeating of words, phrases or lines in a poem Repetition
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning onomatopoeia
use of rhymes at the end of the lines end rhyme
The pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry Internal Rhyme
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words Alliteration
The pattern the end rhyme creates Rhyme Scheme
Repition of sounds at the end of the words Rhyme
How the writing makes the reader feel Mood
Exaggeration Hyperbole
A phrase or expression that is overused Cliche
A word or phrase that means something other than what is acually being said Idiom
A play on words, double meaning, or pronounciation Pun
Reference to another person, place, event, literary work, etc. Allusion
A comparison between two things, typically on the basis of their structure and for the purpose of explanation or clarification Analogy
Arrangement and relationship of the parts of a piece of writing Structure

Poetry Terms Crossword

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Language that is used imaginatively, rather than literally, to express ideas or feelings in new ways. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
Make comparisons between dissimilar things. FIGURES OF SPEECH
use like or as to compare two unlike things. SIMILIES
Speak of one thing in terms of another, as in, “All the world’s a stage.” METAPHORS
gives human traits to nonhuman things. PERSONIFICATION
A descriptive language that creates vivid impressions. These images are developed through sensory language. IMAGERY
Provides details related to sight, sound, taste, touch, smell, and movement. SENSORY LANGUAGE
Used to achieve a musical quality. SOUND DEVICES
the pattern created by stressed and unstressed syllables of words in a sequence. RHYTHM
A pattern of rhythm. METER
The repetition of identical sounds in the last syllable of words. RHYME
A pattern of rhyme at the ends of lines. RHYME SCHEME
Initial rhyme is the repetition of the initial consonant sounds of words. ALLITERATION
Vowel rhyme – the repetition of vowel sounds in nearby words. ASSONANCE
The repetition of consonants within nearby words in which the preceding vowels differ, as in the words milk and walk. CONSONANCE
Tells a story and has a plot, characters, and a setting. NARRATIVE
A long narrative poem about the feats of gods or heroes. EPIC
A songlike narrative that has short stanzas and a refrain. BALLAD
Tells a story using a character’s own thoughts or spoken statements. DRAMATIC
Express the feelings of a single speaker. The most common type of poem in modern literature. LYRIC
A verse form with three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. HAIKU
A verse form with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. TANKA
Has neither a set pattern of rhythm nor rhyme. FREEVERSE
A fourteen-line lyric poem with formal patterns of rhyme, rhythm, and line structure. SONNET

Famous African Americans Crossword

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First African American President of the United States. Barack Obama
Famous African American poet, she was also an author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou
Known for his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr
Known for the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Rosa Parks
Amazing blues singer nicknamed "The Empress of Blues." Bessie Smith
Very talented jazz trumpeter. Louis Armstrong
African American historian, literary critic, filmmaker, and public intellectual. Dr Henry Gates Jr
He wanted equal rights for all African Americans. W E B DuBois
He wanted vocational and educational rights for African Americans, he also founded Tuskegee University. Booker T Washington
He was composer, a pianist, and band leader of a jazz orchestra. Duke Ellington

Classic American Authors Crossword

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Southern Nobel prize winner and Absolom, Absolom! Faulkner
Elderly Cuban fishermen fight the sea and giant marlins. Hemingway
Who knew currants could get angry? Steinbeck
Narcissist who loved the smell of his armpits. Whitman
The Roaring 20s was the prime time for extravagant stalkers. Fitzgerald
Short story writer, poet and opium addict. Poe
Master of the horror story genre. King
Abolition, Naturalism & Walden. Thoreau
Female southern author who found truth in life's oddities. O'Connor
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood. Frost
The musical "Cats" was based on his collection of cat poetry. Eliot
Hated white washing fences. Twain
Based her little women on herself and her sisters. Alcott
Major advocate for objectivism. Rand
Had a bad case of cetaphobia. Melville
Killed mockingbirds and, most recently, Atticus' character. Lee
Firemen will someday create fires using books as kindling. Bradbury
NOT born in TN. Williams
Instead of feeling 22, he caught 22. Heller
Compared the civil rights struggle to a bird singing in a cage. Angelou
Poetry about death, nature and the dash. Dickinson
Never wear "A" on your clothing. Especially not in red. Hawthorne
Wrote about animals in the Yukon. London

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Barack Obama
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Beyonce
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Madame CJ Walker
Mae Jemison
Marian Anderson
Maya angelou
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Oprah Winfrey
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Thurgood Marshall
WEB Dubois
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